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Vanita Barrett - the woman challenging gender stereotypes in the world of IT

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Our creative frontend Gov.UK developer, baker and keen photographer Vanita tells us about the inspirational women in her life, her work at the public-Government interface, and what she learned about gender career stereotypes from an all-girls school.

Kim Humberstone - a woman with a great deal to celebrate in 2018

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Kim comes from a military family and 2018 was an incredibly special year for them. Not only did it mark the centenary of some women getting the vote, it was also the centenary of the RAF, the year that the Army opened up all of their roles to women, and most importantly 2018 was the year Kim's daughter was born.

Rebeckah Carey - the woman challenging perceptions of apprenticeships

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Rebeckah was diagnosed with a neurological condition, through a departmental eye test, shortly after joining the Civil Service and had to undergo emergency brain surgery. Now adjusting to living with a lifelong medical condition, she is relishing the challenge of the Civil Service Fast Track Apprenticeship.